Statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the University of Ghana campus in Accra
A controversial statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled last year at the University of Ghana campus in Accra by Pranab Mukherjee, the president of India, as a symbol of close ties between the two countries.
Months later, a group of professors petitioned for the removal of the statue of Gandhi, whom they claim was racist. They wanted the university to instead, erect statues of African heroes and heroines.
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Ghana’s foreign ministry assured that the statue will be removed and relocated.